with Helen Pearson.
with Canon Colin Semper.
As part of National Science Week, John visits Harwell Science and Engineering
Centre, which in 1946 was charged with solving the technological problems of harnessing nuclear power for electricity. Today, its work involves monitoring and dealing with environmental disasters, drug testing, transport safety, the decontamination of nuclear installations and helping to develop fusion power as a long-term energy source.
This week: Many a Slip chaired by Roy Plomley. With Isobel Barnett ,
Eleanor Summerfield ,
David Nixon , Paul Jennings and on piano Steve Race. Producer John Cassels
First broadcast in August 1974
Recorded at the Hippodrome, Golders Green, London.
Roderick Dunk conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with star singers Jacquelyn Fugelle , Joan Savage and Michael Dore , Ronnie Price on piano and the Stephen Hill
Singers. Introduced by Robin Boyle.
Producer Alan Boyd
John Nettles reads Robert Louis
Stevenson's classic adventure story.
9: Jim is held captive by the pirates.
Adapted by Trevor Royle Producer Bruce Young
First broadcast on Radio Scotland
Frank Renton presents the Norwegian Eikanger-
Bjorsvik Band conducted by Ray Farr.
with the Radio 2 Arts
Tonight's edition from
Manchester features live music from local R and B singer Helen Watson and an interview with award-winning author Geoff Noon , whose new science-fiction novel
Pollen is about to be published. Animator Brian Cosgrove discusses his forthcoming cartoon version of Peter and the Wolf, and there is a report on The Nature of Tyranny, a collaborative venture between Manchester's
Contact Theatre and local schools. Martin Vincent reports on the exhibition of paintings by German pop artist Sigmar Polke at
Liverpool's Tate Gallery, and Rob Chapman discovers what's happened to some of those 60s beat groups. Producer Bob Dickinson
with Jazz Notes
Featuring the Matt Wates Sextet and the BBC Big Band in session.
with Night Ride
Including at 1.30, 3.30
Pause for Thought
A Ray Harvey production